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“Go on Wednesday Night” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rancho de La Playa

Rancho de La Playa
Ranked #47 of 63 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Waitstaff
Boston, MA
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Go on Wednesday Night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

There is a huge ex-pat/local crowd here and it was so much fun. I went with a local friend and at my table there was English, Spanish, German and French being spoken! Wednesday night "Milo" sings cover of Coldplay and U2. I know what you're thinking, why here English music when in CR? Because he is amazing. He has a recording device and will record each sound to make a full band out of one man. He voice is so smooth yet seething passion. Go there for Milo (Wednesday night). I ordered Crepes and they weren't anything to write about, but those who ordered the beef at my table were raving about it. Very affordable prices, good food but go for the atmosphere.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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21 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Local hangout”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Good value, had a really good fish, I would stick to the the grilled stuff (avoid the curry). Its a local hangout - they have an open mike on Sat. Not the best in the Playa but still an interesting choice for dinner. Also has pool / ping-pong and decent bar

Visited August 2012
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Houston
Level Contributor
36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best restaurant our entire trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Loved this place. After staying in Samara for 5 nights, we thought we had run out of dining options and would need to do a repeat of something we'd already done. After visiting with Glenn at the info center, we deicided to try this place. So glad we did! Great food, great service, great prices, and great ambiance! Our bill was only $36 for a family of 4 and included 4 "adult" beverages. Also, live music during the dinner hour (started 7ish). And, our server was the most personable and friendliest of any we encountered on our trip. Seemed to be a big ex-pat hangout which seemed to add to its liveliness. Tehre is also a pool off the patio that we were free to use, but it was raining at the time. Overall, just a great restaurant. My only disappointment was that we didn't discover the place until our last night in town.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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